Register for UAB's Innovating Healthcare Conference
  1. First Name*
    Please enter your first name.
  2. Last Name*
    Please enter your last name.
  3. Email*
    Please enter your email address.
  4. Phone*
    Please provide the best phone number to reach you regarding program updates/changes.
  5. Company
    Please enter your employer
  6. Title
    Please enter your title / type of work
  7. Payment*
    Please select your payment method.
  8. Payment Method*
    Please select your payment method.
  9. Please tell us how you heard about the program
    Please enter your title / type of work
  10. Please enter the 4 characters*
    Please enter the 4 characters
    Invalid Input

Collat School of Business

SHP logo

SOM logo



CPE day2015The UAB Collat School of Business is offering a seminar on September 18th designed to help working professionals stay current on accounting and auditing changes and earn up to 16 hours of Accounting and Auditing CPE credit.  

Register now

Quinton Booker, PhD, CPA, professor and chairman of the Department of Accounting at Jackson State University, will provide the keynote address. Dr. Booker currently serves as a member of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy’s Center for the Public Trust. He served as a member of the Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy from 1992 to 2002, and recently completed a three-year term on the AICPA Board of Directors.

The Seminar will be held at The Club, 1 Robert Smith Drive, Birmingham, AL.  Course fees cover the sessions, materials, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments.  

See full seminar schedules below:

September 18, 2015

8 hours of Accounting and Auditing Credit

7:45-8:15 Continental Breakfast

8:15-12:00 Dr. Quinton Booker, PhD, CPA, BankPlus Professor and Chairman of the Department of Accounting at Jackson State University
Accounting Update: This session provides an update on various accounting and auditing topics, including current FASB and PCAOB proposals.

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-3:00 Cynthia Wyatt, CPA, CFE, CISA, CITP, CFF, Insyte CPAs
Risk Management: This session will include an overview of a risk management methodology that can be used to better plan and perform audits or as a tool to help clients navigate through significant events.

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15-4:15 Jenice Prather-Kinsey, PhD, CPA, Professor of Accounting and Sallie W. Dean Scholar, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Convergence with Globally Accepted Accounting Standards- Where are we now?: This session will discuss why convergence between the FASB, the IASB, and the SEC is idle and possibly diverging. It will discuss the barriers to accounting convergence, how the political and legal interplay of democracies differ between countries, and how local jurisdictions’ political and legal structures effect the development of accounting standards.

 

Collat School of Business 150

Request Publicity for News and Events

Request Publicity for News and Events

We publicize Collat news and events through a variety of channels, including social media, digital communications, media relations and signage.

If you have news to share or a special project that requires communications help, complete and submit the form below to put your news in our queue. Keep in mind that we schedule and prioritize items based on school priorities and relevance to audience.

Timeline for publishing after form submission: Two weeks for news and six weeks after the initial planning meeting for events and projects. You can track progress on the school's Intranet under Communications Department. If you have a budget for your event that allows additional publicity, contact Julie Senter at jsenter@uab.edu to schedule a planning meeting.

Person making the request(*)
Please type your first name.

E-mail(*)
Please include your email.

Daytime phone(*)
Please include a daytime phone number where you can be reached.

When should publicity start?(*)

Enter the date that you want to start publicizing the event

News, event, or project? Complete related fields below

News

Summarize news/info here: (100 words or less)(*)
Invalid Input

Are photos or videos available for use?(*)
Please select yes or no

Contact if someone other than yourself

Contact Email
Please include the email address for contact if other than yourself

Events

Objectives of publicity? (*)
Please select a MBA program.

Name of event(*)
Please type the name of event

Brief description of event: (100 words or less)(*)
Invalid Input

Date/hours:(*)
Please type the date and time of the event

Location(*)
Please type the location where the event will take place

Open to public?(*)
Please select yes or no

Price(*)
Please type all prices for the event including any early bird or other discounts

Target Audience(s)?(*)
Type all audiences the event is intended for

Links to any other online promotion of event
Invalid Input

What other schools/organizations are involved?
Invalid Input

Projects

Overview of project (100 words or less) (*)
Type an overview of project in 100 words or less

Project Scope (what is needed?)

Invalid Input

All projects require an initial planning meeting and subsequent meetings as needed.

Comments
Invalid Input

Please enter the following characters:(*)
Invalid Input

  



Collat School of Business 150
Register for UAB's Project Management Certificate
  1. First Name*
    Please enter your first name.
  2. Last Name*
    Please enter your last name.
  3. Email*
    Please enter your email address.
  4. Phone*
    Please provide the best phone number to reach you regarding program updates/changes.
  5. Company
    Please enter your employer
  6. Title
    Please enter your title / type of work
  7. PMI Member*
    Please enter your membership number.
  8. PMI membership number
    If PMI member, please enter membership number
  9. Select Desired Program Dates*
    Please select your payment method.
  10. Payment*
    Please select your payment method.
  11. Payment Method*
    Please select your payment method.
  12. Please tell us how you heard about the program
    Please enter your title / type of work
  13. Please enter the 4 characters*
    Please enter the 4 characters
    Invalid Input


Michael Harward, UAB MBA '14 shares his story

With an engineering degree from Duke University, Michael was interested in an MBA to help refine and develop skills that would allow him to “pursue his interest in helping an organization develop a vision and think through how to get there”.

michaelharward 315

Living in Birmingham with his wife, who was already pursuing another master's program, practically guaranteed him at least a couple of years in the Magic City. He began evaluating different options. “I decided that pursuing an MBA in person (rather than an online program) would provide a much more valuable experience,” says Michael. “Also, UAB's superior academic reputation as compared to other local peers drew me to UAB’s MBA program.”

Michael was connected to his current employer, SCA (Surgical Care Affiliates), through the MBA program and now after only 1.5 years is in a leadership position within the Financial Operations department. “The MBA program prepared me to engage with senior leadership within the company, create innovative solutions that contribute to our group's strategy, and manage my team effectively,” says Michael. “Also, I feel capable of thriving within a large company or leading as a part of a start-up. My ability to evaluate the soundness of a business plan or idea separates me from many of my peers.”

How was Michael’s experience in UAB’s MBA program?

“The program does an extraordinary job connecting students to the current business environment,” says Michael. “The latest trends, developments, and events of today's business world were almost constantly discussed in the classroom. Plus, the program provided excellent networking opportunities.”

Thank you for choosing UAB's Collat School of Business for your graduate education!  

Links below provide information that you may find relevant while achieving your graduate degree from UAB's Collat School of Business:

The calendar below is for Colllat's A and B Terms only. See the UAB Academic Calendar for important deadlines for UAB's full spring and fall Terms.

Currently Collat School of Business is the only school at UAB offering classes in a 7 week format, A and B terms, during the fall and spring. Due to the confusion that it may cause other UAB students, the academic calendar for those terms is found here on Collat's website only.  


Spring 2016 A Term       B Term    
tuition prepayment 50% Jan 20 Jan 20
classes begin Jan 11 Mar 7
last day to drop  Jan 14 Mar 10
spring break (B term)   Mar 21-25
last day to withdraw  Feb 5   Apr 8
tuition payment final Feb 22 Feb 22 
classes/finals end Feb 27 Apr 29
finals Feb 27 Apr 29
grades due Mar 3 May 5
grades available online Mar 3 May 5



Fall 2015  A Term       B Term 
tuition prepayment 50%    
classes begin Aug 24 Oct 19
last day to drop  Aug 27 Oct 22
fall break (B term)   Nov 23-27
last day to withdraw  Sept 18 Nov 13
tuition payment final    
classes/finals end Oct 10 Dec 11
finals Oct 10 Dec 12
grades due Oct 15 Dec 14
grades available online Oct 15 Dec 16